Prenatal Diagnostic Unit

This is a unit certified by the Fetal Medicine Foundation, responsible for the execution of the biochemical parameters, free beta HCG, PAPP-A, PIGF and AFP, executed in accordance with the higher standards of quality, so assuring the reliability of the biochemical results and allowing the development of the Combined Prenatal Screening for the 1st and 2nd quarters with high detection rates and a low number of false positives.

The laboratory is aimed to reply to the certified sonographer colleagues sending them the biochemical results, that will allow them to enter these in certified software and inform the pregnant about the risk, at the moment of the ultrasound, or by the other hand, if our colleagues wish, the laboratory can also perform the combined risks and send them to the Obstetrician colleagues.